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A Traditional And Stylish Villa With Pool, Between Nerja And Frigiliana

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Family Home in Frigiliana, Costa Del Sol, Spain - Surrounded By Mountains In An Acre Of Private Garden; Beautiful View Towards The Coast 2 Miles Away

Torna de los Ramos is a stylish yet traditional family villa which has been owned and loved by the same family for over 40 years.There are magnificent views of both mountains and the sea. The villa is surrounded by an acre of mature garden full of native shrubs and trees. Within the garden, adventurous children will be thrilled to find a wigwam and a tree house! The villa has its own private swimming pool (8m x 5m) and has numerous other partially-shaded terraces giving different aspects of the views and gardens. There is a built-in barbecue on one terrace with seating and sun beds away from the pool. There are 4 large bedrooms sleeping up to 8 plus 3 bathrooms (2 are en-suite). There is a fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, freezer and microwave. The picturesque village of Frigiliana is 2 miles away with shops and a local weekly market whilst for the beach and a larger selection of supermarkets, restaurants, nightlife and beachside cafes, Nerja is on the coast 2 miles away.

Property Manager
Sarah Ollerenshaw
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2018

About Sarah Ollerenshaw

This Villa belongs to my mother and father - I have recently taken over the rental side from my father who has been doing it for over 40 years. My mother and father were given, as a present for their wedding, a honeymoon at Torna de los Ramos. They fell in love with it and shortly after, on hearing that it was for sale, they bought it. The Villa was quite different back then, Spain was quite different back then. Over the years they have cultivated the garden, built a pool, added terraces and en suite bathrooms to create the fabulous Villa that it is today. It has been a lifelong labour of love and my parents have created a wonderfully traditional yet stylish home that is enjoyed by all their family including their 4 grandchildren.

Sarah Ollerenshaw purchased this villa in 1960

What makes this villa unique

I (the owners daughter) have grown up going to the Villa, it has been such a part of my life. I have always enjoyed the views of the mountains and the sea. The garden is just heavenly, full of wonderful smells, fruit trees and wildlife. There is a lot to do, one minute you could be on the beach next you can enjoy the quiet terraces at the Villa, next you can be up a mountain or in a river gorge. I love Frigiliana the nearest small village. It is quite frankly in my mind one of the most beautiful places in the world - a whitewashed village that cascades down a hillside, full of fabulous people, faces and red geraniums! There are countless places to eat local food and to sit watching the world go by on warm evenings. Then there is Nerja if you want a bit more nightlife and flamenco dancing!!

Guestbook comments from the manager

04.06.2010 Martin, Tina and Pearl Fitzpatrick wrote: We enjoyed a wonderful holiday in Torna de los Ramos. The Villa is well equipped with all the necessities and decorated in a lovely rustic style which we loved. The pool is such a treat and the gardens are beautiful. The views from the many terraces are breathtaking, we loved waking up each morning to such uplifting, spectacular views. Standing on the main terrace in the evening (glass of wine in hand) admiring the gardens and countryside, you can understand why the Moors were so sad to leave Spain. We feel the same as we have to leave this little Alhambra. We hope to return someday. We loved staying in your lovely Villa, its a very special place.

27.08.10 The Tillings and the Halletts wrote: The setting, the gardens, the views were all breathtaking...we could all get a sense of the years of love and hard work afforded to the Villa to make it what it is today.
Mar 2006
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Frigiliana in Axarquía

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • There are 3 bathrooms. Bathroom 1 is en-suite to bedroom 1 with bath, wc, and separate shower. Bathroom 2 functions for bedrooms 2 and 3 with wc, bath/shower over, bidet. Bathroom 3 is en-suite to bedroom 4 with wc, bath/shower over.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 8 in 4 spacious bedrooms. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with a king size bed and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 with a king size bed and its own terrace with coastal views. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. Bedroom 4 with a double bed, en-suite bathroom + 2 single beds (family room with DVD player).
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The Villa has recently been rewired and can now accommodate English plugs in some strategic areas. Wifi is also available. Outside: We have a large, mature garden of about an acre, full of flowering shrubs and trees, and screened from the road to the small town of Frigiliana by eucalyptus and pine trees. The villa has its own private swimming pool (8m x 5m) surrounded by partially shaded terraces with a full range of garden furniture and sunbeds. There is a built-in barbecue and seating away from the pool, on several smaller terraces – some shaded and some for sunbathing. Utility Room: There is a washing machine and external area for hand-washing clothes and a large (hidden from sight) exterior clothes line/ hanging area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included (NB not beach towels). Maid cleaning service once a week. Other: The decor is traditional yet stylish throughout. Whitewashed archways link the living areas, hall and kitchen. All the windows and most exterior doors have fly-screens and shutters, to keep cool and insect free inside in the summer.


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A Traditional And Stylish Villa With Pool, Between Nerja And Frigiliana
average rating of 4.5 based on 5 reviews

Homely holiday house near Nerja

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We booked this house with very short notice. Sarah was quick to respond to our request and it was easy to arrange our stay. As the description states it is a traditional house which has evidently been in the same family for many years. My family and I enjoyed the location which is great for trips to the beach although the nearby road is quite noisy. The garden is beautiful and the views towards Frigliana are lovely. We found the area quite touristy, Frigliana is a beautiful Pueblo Blanco but it has lost some of its authentic Spanish feel.

The house itself had all listed facilities. We did have problems working the television, which worked intermittently. The bedrooms were well furnished, and generous in size. The living space is a little cluttered with personal belongings and the sticky label instructions everywhere made us feel that we were in someones else house all the time which deterred us from fully being able to relax. There were lots of useful books on the area and helpful recommendations of local restaurants etc.

The pool was lovely. It is in the sun till about 4pm then the sun sinks behind the trees. We were grateful that the owners could accommodate us at such short notice. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic location and well equipped villa

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in a lot of villas in this area and thoroughly loved our stay here. The little things made the difference - tea and coffee and general little things available on arrival that you can leave for the next guests. The inside appears dark at first as all the windows have shutters but you open them and the villa is lovely and light and you appreciate the coolness the shutters bring when it reaches in excess of 35 degrees as it did for us. 3 teenage children with us and they all want to go back - says it all. In summary - lovely family villa and a superb location.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Elizabeth and Family, Thank you so much for your positive feedback - it means so much to us that you have had a lovely time at our Villa and all want to come would be very welcome! Best wishes, Sarah
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Lovely, homely villa. Great location. Sea views.

  • 5 of 5

Torna de los Ramos is a fabulous villa. It is very homely. We have stayed in a few other properties in Nerja/Frigiliana and they have all been excellent but this was our favourite as it felt like a family home rather than a rental property. The decor was Spanish in style but the furnishings were more comfortable than those of usual rental properties.

The kitchen was well-stocked, the pool was perfect and the views are across a pretty valley to the sea. The grounds are beautifully planted and maintained (glad I don't have to do it!). There are also several places to sit outside.

The owner could not have been more accommodating and friendly. Thank you so much for letting us stay in your lovely villa.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic villa

  • 5 of 5

This villa is fabulous, just what living in Spain is all about, having owned a house on the coast for nearly 10 years I much prefered this location. The views, garden and pool are excellent. Our Grandchilderen did not want to leave as they both said they felt as if they belonged there , I wish !!!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Nerja (2 miles away) boasts a variety of beaches from tiny quiet ones with a few services to beaches like Burriana with restaurants and watersports.


Nearest airport – Malaga 65km

International – Granada 120km

Most visitors prefer to book their flight independently but, if required, help can be given with agents who usually have flights available from a wide range of regional airports.


The villa is located 90m (300ft) above sea level, about 2 miles inland and less than 2 miles from the picturesque, award winning, white-washed, hillside village of Frigiliana.

Further Details:

Horseriding, cycling, tennis, boules, windsurfing, fishing and sailing are all available locally. If you are keen on walking, this is an area which begs to be explored. The whole area abounds with local tracks which lead up into the Sierra mountains. For nature lovers, the National Park, the Sierra de Tejeda is only 10 minutes drive from the villa.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Frigiliana, Malaga Province (Costa del Sol)

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1(2 person rate given)
20 Apr 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
Rate 2 (flat rate given)
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3 (2 person rate given)
8 Sep 2018 - 9 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
Rate 4 (2 person rate given)
10 Nov 2018 - 29 Mar 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
There are generous reductions for long-term stay visitors and smaller parties off-peak - please contact owner for more information.
If your group is larger than our villa can hold, or you have friends who would like to stay nearby, then further houses, large and small, can usually be recommended.

Changeover Day:
We are flexible but prefer a Friday changeover.

Notes on prices:
Please note that the prices shown for off peak times are based on 2 people going. If the party is larger then the price will be increased proportionately i.e. a separate price for 2 or 4 or 6 or 8 people. This however does not apply during the months of July and August (peak season) and the price will be the same regardless of the number of people going. The lowest prices shown off peak during winter are the prices for a 6 week let or longer as they would merit a 20% discount.

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